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Old 04-15-2011, 02:02 PM
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help needed with explain the ways in which adults can effectively support and extend speech,language and communication development of children during the early years
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help needed with explain the ways in which adults can effectively support and extend speech,language and communication development of children during the early years
This is a small question, but with a very broad spectrum of answers depending on age/stage/concerns etc. so I shall give you general little pointers and hopefully you can expand or look up the the answer more fully.

Use language that is age and stage appropriate.

Listen and give them the time they need to answer - if they need or want to.

Make sure (especially with younger/smaller children) that you look at them/they look at you - get down on their level, speak at a pace/use the language they understand - telegraphic if they are very young i.e. it's no good saying to a child under two 'Matilda, I want you to go inside now, because it's getting cold and it will soon be snack time' - too much to take in, so you could use (in a nice intonation) 'Matilda, please go inside'.

When playing or talking to children don't keep asking them questions - often resulting in yes/no/nods, comment on what is happening/what you/they are doing/playing with etc - commenting from your side is broadening the language they are hearing, encourage them to chat and play, giving them plenty of time to talk, let them finish what they have to say.


Help to expand children's speech and language when reading stories when using say a new word (to young children) such as 'ogre' use the word but add '...that means a nasty giant' every time you come across it say ogre (that nasty giant) or words such as ridiculous '...that means How silly' and use hand gestures/body language to get it across. Children soon learn what these new words mean and may use them at a later date.

To encourage the children to use and expand their language provide tape recorders and/or microphones/karaoke machines for them to use.

Give children ample opportunity to practise mark making and provide pads/pencils/boards etc in all role play areas i.e. shop/garage/hair salon etc for them to use writing as a form of communication.

Singing and dancing, songs, rhymes, poems etc

I hope this helps get you started.
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